Elspeth has over 35 years of experience in the financial services industry. She joined OSFI in 2012 in the Life Insurance Group and is currently the Managing Director of the Operational Risk Division which is part of the Non-Financial Risk Group. Prior to OSFI, Elspeth held positions in reporting, planning, financial initiatives and capital at several large and medium-sized insurance companies.
Elspeth has a B.Sc. from McGill University and an MBA from the Ivey School of Business and has a CPA,CGA.
Adeline is a Principal Partner in the Business Consulting practice of EY and a member of the Financial Services Risk Management team. She has over 2 decades of experience in large Canadian Banks, including over 13 years of non-financial risk experience and Regulatory Compliance senior leadership experience at two large Canadian Banks. Prior to joining EY, Adeline was the Vice-President of Compliance for a GSIB bank responsible for retail banking, wealth and asset management and the Global Privacy Office.
Kevin Childs is a Senior Manager in the Consulting practice of Ernst & Young LLP. He has more than 15 years of experience advising organizations, including 13 years in the banking sector. He is a seasoned consultant in managing large-scale programs transforming businesses from a cultural, organizational, operational and / or digital standpoint. Over the past 7 years of his career, Kevin has specialized in compliance and risk management while also developing skills in supporting clients’ corporate culture evolution.
Ladanna James is a member of the executive team at Valital Technologies, an award-winning AI-powered adverse media analysis solution. She is head of partnerships, leading strategic integrations with Governance, Risk and Compliance platforms, as well as KYC/AML, vendor and supplier management and background check solutions. Prior to joining Valital, Ladanna worked with EY as part of the Canadian and Global firm.
Sree Kunnath is an industry leader in Intelligent Risk Automation space and pioneer in convergence of IRM/GRC technology, machine intelligence and corporate vision. He brings in more than 14 years of global Big 4 advisory experience and currently heads the GRC practice nationally within KPMG. Sree’s global risk advisory experience includes most of the top tier global financial organizations and in the areas around IRM/GRC transformation, Third Party Risk, Cyber Security, Technology Risk, Regulatory Compliance, Enterprise & Operational Risk, and other risk facets within 1st, 2nd and 3rd lines. Sree’s focus area is leading large enterprise and cyber risk transformations and has been helping Canadian Financial Institutions in their journey since 2014. He also serves as lead alliance partner for MetricStream and is recognized by MetricStream as their #1 strategic implementation partner in Canada.
Sree’s prior role as a GRC practice lead for a Big 4 consulting firm, enabled large GRC transformations across Canada and led to the global center of excellence for a vendor solution platform. He was also lead GRC architect supporting global teams in successfully transforming and implementing risk and compliance programs within IRM/GRC solutions – ServiceNow, MetricStream, RSA Archer, IBM OpenPages and other platforms. Sree was one of the founding members of a Big 4 US GRC practice and served as technology advisor to various IRM/GRC products in designing their product suite framework and have done more than 100+ implementations globally.
Roxanne Meilleur is the VP, Enterprise and Operational Risk for Coast Capital with over 29 years of experience in the Credit Union industry. She is responsible for building organizational capability in managing risk on an integrated and comprehensive basis and promoting a strong risk culture.
Holding CPA (CMA) and CRA designations, Amir is an experienced enterprise and operational risk management professional who leads Gore Mutual Insurance Company’s Enterprise Risk Management function. In this role, he oversees the timely identification, assessment, and mitigation of all organizational risks. Prior to joining Gore Mutual, Amir held multiple leadership roles at CST Savings, Home Trust Company, and GE Capital.
Chris Suknundun is currently the Managing Director and Head of the Technology Risk Division at the Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions. In his current role, Chris has responsibility for the identification and monitoring of FRFI specific risks, industry-wide risks and/or sector specific trends and developments related to technology and cyber risks that may impact a FRFI’s operational resilience. With over 20 years in the financial services sector in Toronto, Chris has held various roles within the Information Technology spectrum. This includes technical and leadership roles in Technology and Cyber Security Operations, Technology Crime & Forensics, IT Audit and IT Risk Management. Chris holds a Master’s degree in Computer Engineering and a Bachelor of Electrical Engineering.